Book Chapters and Articles

Book Chapters

“‘To Love Human Beings insofar as They Are Nothing’: Deracination and Pessimism in Weil.” Simone Weil and Continental Philosophy. Edited by Rebecca Rozelle-Stone. London: Rowman and Littlefield International, 2017. [PDF of draft version.] [Publisher’s page.

“François Laruelle (1937-).” Religion and European Philosophy: Key Thinkers from Kant to Žižek. Edited by Philip Goodchild and Hollis Phelps. New York and London: Routledge, 2017. [Publisher’s page.]

“Humiliated in Language: On Translation and Taqiyya.” The Enigmatic Absolute: Speculation in Contemporary Philosophy of Religion. Edited by Joshua Ramey and Matthew Haar Farris. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2016. [PDF of draft version.] [Publisher’s page.]

“Postsecularism.” Reading the Abrahamic Faiths: Rethinking Religion and Literature. Edited by Emma Mason. New York and London: Bloomsbury, 2014. [PDF of draft version..] [Publisher’s page.]

“Laruelle and the Messiah before the Saints.” Postmodern Saints of France: Refiguring “the Holy” in Contemporary French Philosophy. Edited by Colby Dickinson. New York and London: Bloomsbury 2013. [Publisher’s page.]

“The Speculative Angel.” Speculative Medievalisms: Discography. Edited by the Petropunk Collective. New York: Punctum Books, 2013. [PDF of published chapter.] [Publisher’s page.]

“The Ethical Relation of Bodies: Thinking with Spinoza Towards an Affective Ecology.” Spinoza Beyond Philosophy. Edited by Beth Lord. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2012. [PDF of draft version. ][Publisher’s page.]

“Thinking from the One: Non-Philosophy and the Ancient Philosophical Figure of the One.” Laruelle and Non-Philosophy. Edited by John Mullarkey and Anthony Paul Smith. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2012.  [Publisher’s page.]

“Introduction: The Non-Philosophical Inversion: Laruelle’s Knowledge Without Domination.” Laruelle and Non-Philosophy. Co-written with John Mullarkey. Edited by John Mullarkey and Anthony Paul Smith. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2012.

“What Can Be Done with Religion?: Non-Philosophy and the Future of Philosophy of Religion.” After the Postsecular and the Postmodern: New Essays in Continental Philosophy of Religion. Edited by Anthony Paul Smith and Daniel Whistler. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2010. [Google Books preview.]

“Editors’ Introduction: What Is Continental Philosophy of Religion Now?” After the Postsecular and the Postmodern: New Essays in Continental Philosophy of Religion. Co-written with Daniel Whistler. Edited by Anthony Paul Smith and Daniel Whistler. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2010. [Editors’ Introduction.]

Published Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Darkened Counsel: The Problem of Evil in Bergson’s Metaphysics of Integral Experience.” Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy 24.2 (2016). [Journal page with Open Access PDF.]

Against Tradition to Liberate Tradition: Weaponized Apophaticism and Gnostic Refusal.” Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities 19.2 (June 2014). [PDF of draft version.] [Journal page.]

“Nature Deserves to Be Side by Side with the Angels: Nature and Messianism by way of  Non-Islam.” Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities 19.1 (March 2014). [ PDF of draft version.] [Journal page.]

“‘Who do you say that I am?’: Secular Christologies in Contemporary French Philosophy.” Analecta Hermeneutica 4 (2013). [Journal page with open access PDF.]

“A Stumbling Block to the Jews and Folly to the Greeks: Non-Philosophy and Philosophy’s Absolutes.” Analecta Hermeneutica 3 (2012). [Journal page with open access PDF.]

“The Real and Nature: A Heretical Nature contra Philosophy’s Nature.” Identities: Journal for Politics, Gender, and Culture 8.2 (2011). [Journal page.]

“The Judgment of God and the Immeasurable: Political Theology and Organizations of Power.” Political Theology 12.1 (2011). [PDF of early draft version.] [Journal page.]

“Too Poor for Measure: Working with Negri on Poverty and Fabulation.” Co-authored with Daniel Colucciello Barber. Journal of Cultural and Religious Theory (2010). [PDF of published article.]

“Believing in this World for the Making of Gods: On the Ecology of the Actual and the Virtual.” SubStance: A Review of Theory and Literary Criticism 38.3 (April 2010). [PDF of draft version. ] [Journal page.]

“Philosophy and Ecosystem: Towards a Transcendental Ecology.” Polygraph: An International Journal of Culture & Politics 22 (2010). [Journal page.]